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Andrea D Hayduk

Criminal defense Attorney at Chattanooga, TN

5.0   12 reviews

About Andrea

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Practice areas
  1. Criminal defense
    40%
    experienced in all areas of criminal defense including misdemeanors and felonies

  2. DUI and DWI
    30%

  3. General practice
    30%
    general litigation plaintiff and defendant

Ms. Hayduk has expanded her criminal practice to include all areas of civil litigation at the firm of McKoon Williams Atchley & Stulce. 

She was a partner in the firm Best Hayduk Brock, PLLC (currently Best & Brock) and has been zealosly representing clients since 2002.  She focuses her practice on criminal cases, DUI defense, and all areas of civil litigation.

Ms. Hayduk is a founding member of the DUI Defense Lawyers Association and is also on the board of directors of that organization.  She further serves on the board of the Tennessee Innocence Project.  Ms. Hayduk is among the very few Tennessee lawyers who have completed a 24 hour course in the administration of NHTSA's standardized field sobriety tests. She later attended a 32 hour instructor's course, and a course in Advanced Roadside Impairment Driving Enforcement.  She has co-instructed three NHTSA based classes for other lawyers.  She has attended two courses in gas chromotagrpahy at Axion Labs in Chicago to further her ability to address issues with blood testing for alcohol and drugs in DUI cases.  She is constantly working with defense lawyers nationwide to remain abreast of cutting edge defenses in DUI and criminal cases. 

 

 

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Licensed for 19 years
State TN
Status Active
Acquired 2008
Updated 11/19/2022
State MD
Status Active
Acquired 2002
Updated 07/12/2022
State DC
Status Administratively Suspended - Non-Payment of Dues
Acquired 2004
Updated 06/08/2022

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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McKoon Williams Atchley & Stulce, PLLC
633 Chestnut Street
Chattanooga, TN, 37450

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Posted by Rochelle | March 13, 2020
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Hit an Run
She did a wonderful job. In an out of court in just minutes. Got it all dismissed! I didn’t even have to stay after we talked to the judge. She handled it all. Wonderful, caring, prompt, knows what she is doing for sure.
Posted by anonymous | October 30, 2018
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If you want the best DUI defense, look no further!
Being arrested and charged with a DUI was the most horrifying and humiliating experience that I have ever endured, and the potential ramifications that it placed on my professional career were even more terrifying. Based on several recommendations, I hired Andrea the day after my arrest and it was the best decision that I have ever made. From the very beginning, Andrea explained and walked me through the entire process and prepared me for just about every possible outcome. Andrea is extremely intelligent, caring, and very knowledgeable of DUI law, and because of her dedication and hard work on my case I was able to get my charge reduced to reckless driving. Thanks to her, my ordeal is over and I finally have my peace of mind back. If you find yourself in need of a DUI attorney, I definitely recommend that you hire Andrea Hayduk.
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Posted by Josh | March 27, 2018
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Ms. Hayduk is an incredible attorney
Ms. Hayduk took a genuine interest in my case and delivered a better result than I could have possibly imagined. She was extremely efficient and very straightforward throughout the entire process. If you are looking for results, she is the one to hire. I would recommend her to everyone.
Posted by anonymous | February 19, 2018
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Excellent Representation
Choosing Ms. Hayduk to represent me was the best choice I could have made. My DUI arrest was daunting to say the least, as I expected life-altering, permanent consequences. Throughput the process she was professional and understanding. The court process and her intentions were thoroughly explained to me with each step. Ultimately, she did her job so well that the charge was reduced to reckless driving. I can’t express the relief I’ve felt due to this outcome and am so very thankful for Ms. Hayduk’s involvement. I HIGHLY recommend Ms. Hayduk for any legal matters you may have.
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Posted by Wade | August 9, 2017
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Could not have been happier
After my son found himself in some legal trouble, underage consumption of alcohol, I was given a short list of Attorney's in the area, and I, to be honest picked the only woman on the list. Best decision I have made in a long time. My son's attorney was definitely a gift. Not only did she treat my son with respect and compassion, I truly believe that she treated him as if he were one of her own. From the moment that we met her, she instilled in us the confidence that we could make it through this difficult time in my son's life. She was upfront and honest about what was happening, and also, what could happen. She took my son under her wing, and walked him through this very scary time. From the first time that we talked on the phone, she gave us a sense of "everything will be alright". She was also upfront and honest about the potential consequences of my son's decisions. His mother and I will always be grateful for her, and I would strongly recommend her to anyone who finds themselves in similar circumstances.
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Posted by anonymous | November 28, 2016
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Order of protection
In my search for an attorney I found Ms.Hayduk on AVVO. She had rave reviews so I contacted her for a consultation. Although my type of case was not one typically in her area of expertise, she listened to my story and sympathized with my situation. I was petitioning for an order of protection from an ex boyfriend's girlfriend who had been severely harrassing me and causing me fear for my safety. From the moment I consulted with her I knew that she would be the perfect fit. Both her and her partner Mr. Farinash were extremely professional yet still empathetic and caring regarding my case. They were available for questions and even worked and researched all weekend to ensure all of my options were presented to me. Ms. Hayduk never forced me to make any decisions she would give suggestions and provide research to show why she suggested a particular course of action. Ultimately, she always made me feel in control 100% of the time. I would highly recommend her on any case and if I ever were to need an attorney again I will definitely be hiring her or Mr. Farinash. My outcome was great I ended with a two year injunction and finally feel safe enough to go to and from my car at work without fear. My quality of life is better thanks to this woman and Mr. Farinash and I am forever greatful.
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Posted by Jared | October 1, 2016
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DUI help
Ms. Hayduk was very professional. I could not have asked for a better outcome. I called several different attorney's about my issue and she was the one I chose. Ms. Hayduk was compassionate and understood my fears. She was willing to answer any and all questions I had to the best of her ability while also maintaining the fact that she could not make any promises. My case was a simple one but she also tried her best to comfort me. She was also the cheapest attorney I found and considering I am currently unemployed that means a lot. However the price she quoted was based solely on the idea that we didn't go to trial. Had we went to trial it would have been significantly more. She made my case very quick and I was still able to attend my classes. I would definitely recommend her to anyone especially one in a DUI/DWI situation like I was in. I can thank her enough for helping me get a second chance.
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Posted by anonymous | April 12, 2016
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D.U.I. Charge
Andrea Hayduk is a charming, kind and caring attorney who in our initial consultation prepared me for the ramifications of a D.U.I. conviction in Tennessee. There was no candy coating to elevate my hopes and make me feel better but the honest truth about my chances and the seriousness of my situation. I hired her that day and it was the best decision as she subsequently negotiated the D.U.I. successfully to a lesser charge to which I pled guilty. My 18 week 5 day ordeal is over and I may now resume my normal life thanks to Andrea’s acumen.
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Posted by anonymous | March 29, 2016
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Outstanding Representation
Ms. Hayduk did an excellent job on my DUI case. From the beginning, she explained the process and possible outcomes, which was very helpful in dealing with my stress and uncertainty. She made sure to understand my biggest concerns and when I had questions, she responded in a timely manner. I was resigned to the worst case scenario going into court simply because of the facts of my case, but she managed to bring about an outcome that far surpassed anything I could have hoped for. I would recommend her without hesitation to anyone in need of a defense attorney and can't thank her enough for the stellar work she did on my behalf.
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Posted by Steve | August 14, 2015
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Excellent Attorney
Andrea recently represented my daughter in a criminal matter and she did an outstanding job. She genuinely cared about my daughter and her outcome. We had to go to court 4 or 5 times before we got a resolution that Andrea was comfortable and happy with and I must say it was a better outcome than I had even thought possible. If you want an attorney who takes a genuinely interest in their client, an attorney who is persistent, determined, professional and willing to put in as much work and time as it takes to get a good outcome, then Andrea is the attorney for you, I couldn't be more pleased.
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Posted by Craig | February 12, 2015
Simply the best!
I was pulled over at twice the legal limit. Andrea fought for me and provided an innovative defense which resulted in dismissal of all charges against me. I could not be more satisfied with her service. She did an outstanding job of representing me and providing top notch service. Andrea was extremely responsive, informative, and helpful through the entire process. She is worth every penny! With that being said, her fees are reasonable and fair compared to others and the service level provided. If you are looking for a DUI attorney in the Chattanooga area, look no further.
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Posted by anonymous | December 2, 2014
Best DUI attorney in Chattanooga!
Mrs. Hayduk I want to say Thank you for providing the best possible outcome for the charges brought against me in Marion county. I was charged with implied consent, DUI, and reckless driving while heading home from Ft. Campbell. After reviewing my case she gave me every possible outcome and said lets go to battle! That's exactly what she did, and had all my charges "Dismissed" except for reckless driving. If you find yourself in an alcohol related incident don't hesitate to contact her Mrs. Hayduk is your best bet.
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AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Best Hayduk Brock
  • 2017 - Present
  • Partner
  • Farinash & Hayduk
  • 2013 - 2017
  • Associate
  • Kennedy Koontz & Farinash
  • 2008 - 2013
  • Associate Attorney
  • Goldstein & Stamm
  • 2004 - 2008
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Education

  • University of Tennessee College of Law
  • juris doctorate
  • 2002
  • University of Tennessee, Knoxville (main)
  • bachelor of arts
  • 1999

Associations

  • DUI Defense Lawyers Association
  • Board Member
  • 2014 - Present
  • Chattanooga Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2008 - Present
  • Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member
  • 2008 - Present
  • NACDL
  • Member
  • 2002 - Present
  • National College of DUI Defense
  • Member
  • 2002 - Present
  • Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys' Association
  • Member
  • 2004 - 2008
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Awards

  • Top Young Attorney in the Mid-South Rising Stars
  • Memphis Magazine
  • 2013
  • Top 40 under 40
  • National Trial Lawyers
  • 2013
  • Top 40 under 40
  • The National Trial Lawers
  • 2012
  • Top Young Attorney in the Mid-South Rising Stars
  • Memphis Magazine
  • 2012
  • Top Young Attorney in the Mid-South Rising Stars
  • Memphis Magazine
  • 2011
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Speaking Engagements

  • DUIDLA Spring Conference
  • Expert witnesses
  • 2018
  • Tennessee Public Defenders Conference
  • DUI defense- Motions Practice
  • 2017
  • Strategies for Defending DUI cases in Tennessee
  • DUI defense
  • 2009
  • NHTSA SFST Course
  • Standardized Field Sobriety Tests
  • 2008
  • NHTSA SFST Course
  • Standardized Field Sobriety Tests
  • 2006
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Attorney endorsements

Received (36)
Given (16)
Criminal defense Attorney | Nov 21
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Andrea is an excellent criminal defense attorney. She is always prepared and it shows in the results she gets for her clients. I highly recommend her."
DUI and DWI Attorney | Jul 15
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Andrea is an excellent attorney who gets great results for her clients without being jaded or acrimonious in litigation. She always has a smile on her face, and she treats everyone with the same level of courtesy and respect, no matter who they are or what position they hold."
DUI and DWI Attorney | Aug 19
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Andrea Hayduk is a highly recognized attorney not only in the Chattanooga area, but throughout Tennessee and even the Maryland and Washington D.C. area. Andrea stays on the cutting edge of the latest in Criminal Defense generally and DUI Defense specifically. I have referred many clients in the Chattanooga area to her and they thanked me for sending them to her. Those clients were treated fairly and got excellent results in their cases. I recommend Andrea without reservation"
DUI and DWI Attorney | Aug 07
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Andrea and I have worked together on several matters over the past several years. I endorse this attorney without hesitation!"
DUI and DWI Attorney | Jan 30
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Andrea is a skilled and highly trained DUI lawyer, who zealously advocates for her clients."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jan 06
Relationship: Other
"I endorse this lawyer."
DUI and DWI Attorney | Oct 06
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Andrea is top notch. I endorse this lawyer."
DUI and DWI Attorney | Sep 08
Relationship: Friend
"Ms. Hayduk is an all-star attorney. I have had the opportunity to watch Ms. Hayduk's trial skills in action, and she is a true talent. Her dedication to the craft of being a lawyer is an invaluable asett to each of her client's cases."
Criminal defense Attorney | Dec 03
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Andrea has always handled herself with great professionalism in the courtroom and exhibited extensive knowledge of criminal law and defense."
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Jan 27
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | Dec 07
Relationship: Other
"I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Oct 02
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
DUI and DWI Attorney | Apr 19
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
DUI and DWI Attorney | Jan 27
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Andrea is an excellent DUI attorney with whom I would gladly entrust any family member or friend's case. She achieves remarkable results for her clients as a result of her second to none knowledge of the law and her top notch trial skills. It is clear that Andrea cares about each one of her clients and often goes above and beyond the call of duty."
DUI and DWI Attorney | Jan 27
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Andrea cares about her clients foremost, but also about maintaining professionalism and respect from her peers."
DUI and DWI Attorney | Jan 06
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
DUI and DWI Attorney | Jan 05
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Andrea is a very talented DUI and criminal defense attorney. She represents her clients with great diligence and tenacity. She is very knowledgeable and stays up-to-date on the latest law and developing legal theories. I fully endorse and recommend attorney Hayduk."
Unknown Attorney | Dec 20
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
DUI and DWI Attorney | Jun 10
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I know Attorney Hayduk. In fact, she is one of the attorneys who taught me the NHTSA curriculum for the Standardized Field Sobriety Tests. I can attest to her diligence and national reputation in terms of aggressive and professional defense of the motorist accused of a DUI. She has the reputation, the knowledge, and the experience to champion the cause of those who trust her with their case. What is more is that I trust her. I know you will too."
DUI and DWI Attorney | May 15
Relationship: Other
"Andrea is a dedicated and extremely capable DWI/DUI defense attorney. She is a member of the National College for DUI/DWI Defense where she has year after year continually impressed some of the most prestiges lawyer's in the nation with her knowlege in the field of DUI/DWI defense work. If I, or one of my family were to find ourselves in a position to need legal representaion in the Chattanooga Tn. Andrea would be my first call."
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